Yesterday, former Michigan governor Rick Snyder and eight other top officials were indicted with forty-two charges—ranging from willful neglect of duty and involuntary manslaughter to obstruction of justice and perjury—after a new investigation into the Flint water scandal of 2014. Today on the show, WORT news director Chali Pittman takes this opportunity to do a […]
This week on Wildlife Weekly, host Jackie Edmunds talks about lead toxicity and how it impacts animals. Birds can easily get lead toxicity from eating carcasses left from hunting. This can cause a lot of problems for birds. Lead toxicity can cause many things including neurological issues and lethargy. By bringing a bird in the […]
Once a month, the Monday Buzz checks in with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) for the latest scoop around the state. A nonprofit reporting organization, the Wisconsin CIJ has adopted the motto “Protect the Vulnerable, Expose Wrongdoing, Seek Solutions.” This month, managing editor Dee Hall joins host Brian Standing by phone to take […]
(WORT) — The latest story from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Failure at the Faucet series focuses on lead contamination in our drinking water. Dylan Brogan gets the details from Wisconsin Center for Investigative Center Managing Editor Dee J. Hall.
Tony Castaneda is joined by Sid Roy, a Ph.D. student and Communications Director of the Flint Water Study at Virginia Tech to discuss the Flint water crisis. The Flint Water Study team formed to provide scientific investigation, data and support to Flint residents when the city, state and EPA failed to address concerns about water […]